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cannot view open programmes on taskbar

By ditzyydaisy ·
My baby daughter played around with my computer and now when i minimise the programme, although it is still running, i am unable to view it on the taskbar below.

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by boomio In reply to cannot view open programm ...

Can you see the taskbar? If you cant, maybe autohide is turned on or the taskbar has been dragged out of sight

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by infoguy In reply to cannot view open programm ...

It's likely she managed to drag the "useable" part of the task bar over until it is too small to hold anything. Without knowing your OS I can't give you exact instructions, but basically you need to make sure the taskbar is not locked, then find and drag the separator bar until it's bigger.

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by ctrservices In reply to cannot view open programm ...

If the preceding answers haven't worked, open the Windows Task Manager--click the Processes tab--locate and select Explorer.exe--click End Process--reboot.

If the problem still persists, download and try the Taskbar Repair Tool Plus! from the following URL!.htm

Repost and let us know if anything works.

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by master3bs In reply to cannot view open programm ...

There are also a number of programs; instant messengers among them; that do not minimize to the taskbar but should still be visible on the far right next to yout time.

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same problem but just one program

by quaquita In reply to

it's wordperfect. I can maximize the program only by clicking alt-tab after I minimize it. The really bizarre part is that after I alt-tab it, it minimizes to the taskbar as it should.

I've tried kelly's corner a few times since that seems to be the answer that fixes everyone else's taskbar problems and I couldn't believe it didn't fix mine. Are there any other fixes? I've already tried re-installing just WordPerfect since it seems to be the only program that does this. Thanks!

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